Notes from the NHL Hall of Fame red carpet 

November, 15, 2011
11/15/11
9:09
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TORONTO -- The NHL Hall of Fame inductions produce incredible moments, like Mark Howe slipping on his father's No. 9 jersey or Doug Gilmour declaring that Pat Burns will someday join him in the Hall.

From a hockey writer standpoint, it's also a great opportunity to grab a wide range of important people in the league when they descend on Toronto to honor the incoming class. Monday was no different. Here are the highlights of a dozen or so interviews conducted around the inductions: